Controlling person: Life is a series of unpredictable events, you never know what awaits you on the next turn. So, it is natural that we have to go with the flow of things. However, not everyone is like that, as there are certain people who like to control everything and anything in life. Such people are termed as controlling. They want to make sure that whatever happens in life is according to their own way. Soon this habit turns really bad and they start to control the people around them as well. So, it is important to recognize the signs if you are indeed a control freak or too controlling. (Also read: How to spot a narcissistic person around you easily)
Signs of being controlling
- You always think you can do things better
- Planning a situation
- Worry about the failure of your plan
- You influence people a lot
- You don’t listen to anyone else
You always think you can do things better
You are constantly thinking about the fact that you can do much better than others. This shows that you want to exercise control over all the things. So, you keep telling people about how to do things. (Also read: How to bounce back from failures and setbacks)
Planning a situation
You can’t stay in peace until and unless you have planned everything to the last detail. Your mind keeps making plans even for something small like going for dinner.
Worry about the failure of your plan
Once you have planned things to the last detail itself, you find yourself worried about the possibility of failure. As a controlling person, you find it hard to go with the flow and let loose.
You influence people a lot
When you are someone who likes to do things in a certain way then you like to make sure you do it. Even if it means that you have to influence others for the same. You have no problem in influencing people.
You don’t listen to anyone else
A part of being controlling is acting like a “know-it-all”.You don’t open yourself to opinion or options as that will mean you need to give up the control. (Also read: How to do things better and in more efficient way in life)
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